Information is gathered with the singular purpose of delivering services to members and to enable contact with them and this personal information shall not be misused for any other reason. The personal contact information supplied to us by the members allows us to deliver useful information to the member about topic of interest or updates about upcoming events.
Emails and Newsletters: When a member subscribes to receive our newsletter, sends us an email or requests communication about news and events; we use the personal information you provide us in order to respond. On subscribing to our newsletter, your name and address is sent to and stored by the Helics Group (http://www.helicsgroup.net.net)
We would collect only the minimum amount of rational information necessary to provide the services to the member and this information shall only be retained for as long as is rationally necessary. This information would include name, occupational position, email, postal code and address. This information may be collected at various places on the website, such as:
Any information provided to us by the member as a result of the use of our website or through the website shall not be utilized for marketing or advertising, and shall not be supplied to anyone else without the consent of the member for any purpose unless required. This information will be stored and maintained by the Helics Group as long as the user wishes to retain membership and receive services that comes along with their membership. When a member decides to de-register and cancel his/her member ship and opt out of the services provided by Helics Group, all personal data collected will be permanently and irreversibly deleted from the website and can no longer be accessed.
Helics Group websites asks users for cookies and information that would not invade their privacy such as browser version, monitor information, operating system version and log-in information when a member visits our site.
In order to protect against unsanctioned access to and illegal interference or handling of personal information, the Helics Group conferences and journals committees and scientific networks have enforced strong security measures on all Helics group stores and controls. However, we cannot eliminate all possibility of security risks and any such breaches shall be conspicuously displayed on the website. Particularly, User ID is at more risk to DNS attacks and may increase the risk of phishing.
The Data Usage Policy governs the proper maintenance and usage of data on the website and server logs, including the time of log in into the Helics Group user ID by a member. We may also collect non personal browsing information while you use our website, by the use of your IP address and details about the browser that you are using to view our website. When a member logs in to the Helics Group website using the Helics Group ID, we keep a record of the websites he/she visits.
No Linking: The Helics Group does not link personal browsing information from the server logs to the personal information submitted by the members, thereby protecting the privacy of members. Any information collected on the browsing information patterns of members is only for internal review in order to understand the usage of the website and to tailor our services and features to what the members expect of us and for systems administration purposes only.
No Retention: After using the non-personal browsing information for limited purposes discussed above in “No Linking”, the Helics Group conferences and journal committees and scientific networks abandons and deletes this information.
Notice: Our leadership and committees will immediately notify you by a reasonable mode of communication if due to some circumstances we are required to share your non personal browsing information with a third party, unless advised otherwise by legal counsel. We shall use any other non-personal information which has been collected from the member but not mentioned here in strict adherence to the Principles.
It is the members’ responsibility to keep their membership log in credentials (password and log in ID) safe and not disclose it to anyone. The Helics Group leadership would never request you to send your password to them via email or any other means. Please be vigilant when you are logged in so that your personal information is not disclosed to any others.
By registering to join with Helics Group, you are granting permission to our scientific network to photograph, film video footage and use your name, likeness, image, voice and comments and to publish, reproduce, exhibit, distribute, broadcast, edit and/or digitize images and materials in publications, advertising material or in any other form without compensation. Recording any session by taking photographs and/or videotaping by the participants is prohibited. In case of any queries, please contact us.